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Construction of Sofia's 3rd Metro Line Could Be Delayed Over Appeals

The construction of the third metro line in Bulgaria's Sofia may be delayed over appeals lodged against a decision of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Sofia chief architect Petar Dikov said.

Society | October 24, 2014, Friday // 17:54 | Viewed: 362

Over 15 000 People Not Let Into Bulgaria in 2014

A total of 15 126 people were not allowed to cross the Bulgarian-Turkish border since the beginning of 2014, Interior Ministry Chief Secretary Svetlozar Lazarov told journalists at a joint press conference with caretaker Interior Minister Yordan Bakalov.

Society | October 24, 2014, Friday // 16:50 | Viewed: 421

Bulgaria's Osam, Vit Rivers Water Levels Increasing Due to Heavy Rains

The water level of the river Osam in the north-central Bulgarian city of Lovech has increased by 1 meter in the last day after the pouring rains that hit the region.

Society » Environment | October 24, 2014, Friday // 16:20 | Viewed: 354

Over 100 People Residing in Bulgaria Illegally Arrested in Special Operation

A special police operation against persons residing in Bulgaria without authorisation is underway on the territory of the country.

Society | October 24, 2014, Friday // 14:40 | Viewed: 576

Antoaneta Vasileva Questioned In Money Laundering Investigation

Antoaneta Vasileva, wife of Tsvetan Vasilev – majority owner of troubled Corporate Commercial Bank (KTB) was questioned in the Sofia Investigation Service in connection to a money laundering investigation, reports Dnevnik.

Society | October 24, 2014, Friday // 14:05 | Viewed: 463

Bulgarian Red Cross Warns of New Refugee Wave

Bulgarian Red Cross expects a refugee wave, and is properly preparing to face it, Hristo Grigorov, head of the organization said, Friday, Darik news reports.

Society | October 24, 2014, Friday // 12:41 | Viewed: 553

Bulgaria’s Govt Moves to Increase Capacity of Lyubimets Refugee Center

Bulgaria’s caretaker government has decided to boost the capacity of the Lyubimets refugee center by setting up a wagon-camp.

Society | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 11:42 | Viewed: 819

7 Districts under Code Orange Weather Alert for Heavy Rain, Strong Wind

A code orange weather alert for heavy rain and strong wind has been issued for 7 Bulgarian districts, including Blagoevgrad, Smolyan, Kardzhali, Haskovo, Lovech, Gabrovo and Veliko Tarnovo.

Society » Environment | October 23, 2014, Thursday // 08:10 | Viewed: 847

Canadian Soldier Killed in Shooting Near Parliament in Ottawa

A Canadian soldier was killed and a Parliament security guard was wounded in Ottawa on Wednesday in attacks by at least two unidentified gunmen.

Society » Incidents | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 21:31 | Viewed: 702

Code Orange Issued in Seven Bulgarian Districts Over Heavy Rains, Wind

Code Orange warning for potentially dangerous weather has been issued in seven Bulgarian districts on Wednesday over rains and strong winds.

Society » Environment | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 16:42 | Viewed: 954

200 Bulgarian, Romanian Roma Evicted from Camp in Paris

French police have evicted about 200 people, mainly Bulgarian and Romanian Roma from a camp in a suburb of Paris.

Society | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 13:56 | Viewed: 865

Almost 90% Of Disabled People In Bulgaria Are Jobless

Almost 90% of the people with disabilities in Bulgaria are unemployed said the head of the Agency for disabled people Mincho Koralski at a round table on integration in Sofia.

Society | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 13:38 | Viewed: 724

Bulgaria to Host International Astronomy Olympiad in 2015

All members of the Bulgarian team won medals at the XIX International Astronomy Olympiad in Bishkek.

Society » Education | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 11:25 | Viewed: 894

Bulgaria Dropped 20 Positions in World Press Freedom Index in 2 Years

Reporters without Borders representative Olivier Basile has said that the threats against journalists and the absolute lack of media ownership transparency are among the reasons why Bulgaria ranks so low in the 2014 World Press Freedom Index of the NGO.

Society | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 896

Bulgarians Are Among People Who Hate Their Government

Bulgarians are among the peoples in the world who really hate their government.

Society | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 08:57 | Viewed: 818

Bulgaria Sets 2015 Poverty Line At BGN 286

Bulgaria's 2015 poverty line will be set at BGN 286 per month, said the government press office.

Society | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 08:38 | Viewed: 879

Code Red For High River Waters In Western, Central Bulgaria Issued

Bulgaria's Environment Ministry warns of expected heavy rains and high waters in western and central Bulgaria, code red is issued for Varbitsa river in the Rhodope Mountains, reports bTV.

Society » Environment | October 22, 2014, Wednesday // 07:48 | Viewed: 852

Environment Ministry Warns of Heavy Downpours Throughout Bulgaria

Bulgarian Ministry of Environment and Water has warned of heavy rains throughout the country at the end of the week.

Society » Environment | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 18:26 | Viewed: 1086

Bulgarian Doctors, Teachers Suffer Highest Levels of Work Related Stress

Doctors and teachers have the most stressful jobs in Bulgaria, according to a national survey of the General Labor Inspectorate conducted last year.

Society | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 17:07 | Viewed: 862

Japanese Drummers Yamato To Perform In Sofia Again

The Japanese drummers Yamato will present in Bulgaria their new spectacle ROJYOH - On the Road on October 28 in Hall 1 of Sofia's National Palace of Culture (NDK).

Society » Culture | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 14:26 | Viewed: 829

London Heathrow Cancels 10% of Flights over Hurricane Gonzalo

London Heathrow airport has cut about 10% of incoming and outgoing flights with the 20 biggest carriers on Tuesday as the tail-end of hurricane Conzalo slammed into Britain.

Society » Environment | October 21, 2014, Tuesday // 13:12 | Viewed: 948